Become a certified professional business
advisor (CPBA)

Institute of Advisors –Global Business
Advisory Credential and Training Course

  • Remote self-paced practical training – full-time or part-time
  • Industry focused curriculum
  • Business Advisor Industry Certification
  • Professional membership & exclusive community benefits
  • Remote Access – available anywhere
  • Certifications running in 10 countries around the world.Includes sample
  • Consulting templates and 3 months access to consulting software.
Certified Professional Business Advisor
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Download the training course outline & sample free 21 step consultancy program

Includes instant access to:
  • Course outline & curriculum information
  • Access to videos of some of the most successful business advisors in the world and their tips on how you can grow your practice
  • Access to a 144-page, 21 step color consulting workbook guide

Why join the Business Advisory training course & Certification

Build your confidence

Full training provided on how to build a successful business advisory practice

Stand out from the crowd

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Step by step process

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Why become a Professional Certified Business Advisor

The Business Advisor Certification Course is an extremely practical course. You will hear advice, tips and tactics from some of the most successful Business Advisors from around the world. Unlike other online consulting courses you will be provided with and shown how to use ‘best practice’ methodology, strategic templates, market-leading advisory tools and advisory software to enhance the delivery of advisory services to help you build a successful practice.

You will learn how to engage clients, how to price your services and charge on value. You will be provided with sample marketing resources, brochures and consulting software so you can walk away from the course with a ready to go plan.

This course has been based on over 25 years of industry experience and includes a proven step-by-step methodology which anyone can follow!

What advisors say about the business advisory course & what’s included

What they said
Institute of Advisor Graduates

Peter Christman, Co-founder of the Exit Planning Institute
Who is the BAC for?



Dale Coutts, Founder & Director of FKM Global
Thoughts on the Institute of Advisors

Receive on Enrolment & Graduation

Self paced 12 month course

Certification guaranteeing credibility

Practical course work to help grow your practice

Use the CPBA logo in marketing whilst active member

Global & national
networking
opportunities

Learn the secrets of how advisors around the
world are generating 6 figure advisory practices

  • What makes a good advisor
  • How much to charge a client and
    what packages to offer
  • How to structure a monthly client
    review meeting
  • What to say in the first meeting to
    make sure you walk away with a client.
  • How to generate leads and
    win clients
  • How to focus on the big picture strategic
    framework and what forms to use

The certification course
is run in over 10 countries
around the world

The Institute of Advisors is a body representing professional Business Advisors around the world, founded in 2009 with the aim of raising the standards in Business Advisory services.

The Institute of Advisors runs certification courses in 10 countries around the world and is the leading global educational body with headquarters based in Australia.

Peter Christman
The Christman Group

“Real world, practical insights and techniques, allows consultants to be productive almost immediately. A must for anyone entering the advisory profession or those in it that are not achieving their goals and objectives”

Lori Parkins
Parkins Financial

“What I most liked about the course was that it pointed me in the direction that I really needed to focus on. Immediately after the course I had an opportunity with a client to build a 90 day plan on how to change her approach to marketing for new clients and other customers”

Dario Zanichelli
Chicagoland CPAs

“I highly recommend this course for beginners in consulting for small to medium sized businesses”

The goal of the Institute
of Advisors is to

Is to lift the quality of advice and give advisors a practical framework to help build a more successful practice and have better, more positive outcomes for
business owners.

  • The Institute of Advisors is a body representing professional Business Advisors around the world, founded in 2009 with the aim of raising the standards in Business Advisory services.
  • The Institute of Advisors runs certification courses in 10 countries around the world and is the leading global educational body with headquarters based in Australia.
  • The Institute acts as a body to lobby government as well as educating professional associations on a higher level of professional standards across the business advisory industry.

The goal of the Institute is to have as many advisors and accountancy firms certified as business advisors by the end of 2021.

The CPBA is a completely self-paced online program, allowing you to fit it in with your lifestyle. But the course is complemented with live webinars, where we bring advisors together from all around the world. Our platform and events ensure you are successfully implementing and applying the principles, methodologies and the technology provided.

There is over 40 hours of online material & exercises + live, optional webinars.

The certification must be completed within a 12 month period but as it is self-guided you can complete it as quickly as you like.

Anyone wishing to build a consultancy or advisory practice targeting small to Medium sized business.

• Accountants / bookkeepers,
• Business advisors,
• Ex business managers,
• Consultants and business coaches,
• Ex business owners,
• Financial & wealth planners,
• Professional advisors such as M&a, business brokers & lawyers